Coin Knowledge

How to handle coins properly?

April 14, 2018 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge - No Comments

When people begin collecting precious metal coins, receiving the shipment of your first order is a very special moment. It is very tempting to hold your new gold coins in your hands and perhaps even pass them around to the hands of your partner and children. That’s why it is so important for newbie precious ... Continue reading

The purest bullion coins

December 29, 2017 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge - No Comments

In recent years, many mints have upgraded their production standards to produce bullion coins of higher and higher purity. Whereas numismatic coins are still commonly produced out of 90% gold or silver, bullion coins are held to a much higher standard. So what are currently the world’s purest bullion coins out of the four precious ... Continue reading

Sizes of gold bullion coins

March 15, 2017 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge, Gold - No Comments

Most gold bullion coins are offered in the standard sizes of 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz and sometimes even 1/15 oz and 1/20 oz. If you were to think that these are all the sizes that exist, you would be mistaken. So what are the biggest and smallest sizes of gold bullion ... Continue reading

How gold coins are made

November 14, 2016 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge - No Comments

Many people enjoy the intricate details of a beautifully crafted gold coin such as the “Call of the Wild” gold coins┬áthat are minted by the Royal Canadian Mint. However, many details about the manufacturing process of gold coins are actually unknown to most people. This short article will explain how gold coins are made. The ... Continue reading

Red Spots on Gold Coins

October 14, 2016 by Buy-Gold.Link in Coin Knowledge - No Comments

Compared to other metals like copper, gold coins and bars withstand time quite well. However, there are also some issues relating to the “aging” of gold that need to be considered. One such issue is the appearance of red spots on gold coins after some time. These red spots appear where there are higher concentrations ... Continue reading